All posts by emadrahim

Holding All Stakeholders Accountable for Minimizing & Monitoring Project Threats

- By Stephen Lyman, Bellevue University MPM Student Although a risk officer may contact team members about risk-related tasks that have been ignored or gone overdue, a project manager is ultimately responsible for keeping team members focused on the right activity. For their relationship to work effectively, risk officers and project managers must coordinate the efforts ...

What is a Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)?

PM Center Insider -  By Fahad Usmani, PMP®, PMI-RMP®, PM Study Circle contributing Fahad Usmani, PMP®, PMI-RMP®, is founder of PMstudycircle.com and the author of A2Z of PMP Certification Exam. He has over 10 years of global portfolio management experience, specializing in leading complex corporate projects. He currently serves as an Inspection Engineer in Kuwait and facilitates ...

5 Reasons Why So Many IT Projects Fail

- By Dr. Emad Rahim, PMP, CSM, Kotouc Family Endowed Chair and Associate Professor Despite the importance of information management in business operations, many companies experience difficulty in executing IT projects within the pre-determined time or budget constraints. Many IT designs are cancelled before completion and never implemented. Researchers have indicated that most IT projects ...

The PMO: Developing A Standard Organization

- By Kenneth Day, Data Center Engineer at Nelnet Ken Day has earned both BA-MIS and MS-MIS, and is currently finishing up his third degree, Master in Project Manager (MPM) at Bellevue University. He currently serve as an Infrastructure Engineer, working with planning, equipment installations and cabling for Nelnet in their Data Center. Most organizations have some processes ...

Thought Leadership in Project Management: with Brian Grafsgaard, Consulting Practice Director with Q Consulting

– By Dr. Emad Rahim, PMP, SCM, OMCP Brian Grafsgaard, CSM, PMP, PgMP, PfMP is a Consulting Practice Director with Q Consulting (formerly Quality Business Solutions [QBS]), a Minneapolis, Minnesota (U.S.A.) based consulting firm specializing in portfolio, program, project, change, and compliance management. Brian has been a practicing Project Management Professional (PMP®) since 1998. Brian ...

Bellevue Endowed Professor Dr. Emad Rahim will be recognized by the American Association of Community Colleges

Bellevue Endowed Professor and PM Center of Excellence Chair, Dr. Emad Rahim will be recognized in April by a national education association, the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). Rahim will receive the 2017 Outstanding Alumni Award at the AACC’s National Convention in New Orleans, LA. “The AACC Outstanding Alumni recipients showcase the quality and diverse ...

Project Management Programs at Bellevue Earn GAC Accreditation and Top Degree Rankings

By Dr. Emad Rahim, PMP, SCM, OMCP The Project Management Institute’s Global Accreditation Center (GAC) Directors voted in October 2016 to confer GAC Accreditation status upon two additional Bellevue University programs, the Master of Project Management program and the Master of Science in Management of Information Systems, Information Technology Project Management Concentration. In doing so, ...

Thought Leadership in Project Management: with Heitor Roriz Filho, Agile Coach and Trainer

- By Dr. Emad Rahim, PMP, SCM, OMCP Heitor Roriz Filho is an "agilero". He currently works as an Agile Coach and Trainer worldwide, based in Sao Paulo. He is a writer, speaker and trainer in the area of Technology Management. He has been dealing with Agile since 2004 and in addition to speaking for ...

Thought Leadership in Project Management: with Matthew Gonzalez, PhD, PMP, Chief of EntHead Show

- By Dr. Emad Rahim, PMP, SCM, OMCP                    Dr. Matthew D. Gonzalez, PMP, CEH, is Chief EntHead of Enthead.com, an organization focused on helping Entrepreneurs, in their 2nd/3rd year of operation, and beyond, through a 5-day a week Podcast. He is a serial Entrepreneur where he founded and ...

What Is The Standard Function Of A PMO?

- By Rossana Palummieri, Project Manager at ACI Worldwide Rossana Palummieri, PMP, CSM., is a project manager at a global company that focuses primarily on facilitating electronic payments.  She provides an expanded perspective on IT Project Management due to 20 in software engineering and seven years as a project manager for both internal and customer projects.  She ...